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Met Ball Raises Profile Of Arts Benefits — At What Cost?

The annual Met Ball has mastered the art of winning friends and influencing people.

May 13, 2015

U.S. Attorney General Talks Tax Evasion With Swiss Counterpart

Washington (AFP) – U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder met with his counterpart from Switzerland as investigators crack down on Swiss banks that help U.S. customers avoid paying taxes. U.S. officials were tight-lipped about the content of the meeting between Holder and Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, but told AFP that the U.S. probe into the Credit Suisse bank […]

May 4, 2014

Billionaire Tom Perkins: Paid A Million In Taxes? You Should Get A Million Votes!

Tom Perkins, the billionaire venture capitalist who recently made the worst possible argument against fighting inequality, is once again speaking up for the rights of the super-rich — and making the rest of the country cringe. During a Thursday event at the Commonwealth Club on Thursday, Perkins told Fortune’s Adam Lashinksy how he would reform election […]

February 14, 2014

Part Group Therapy, Part Protest: Hundreds Descend On Manhattan To Occupy Wall Street

Outraged at money’s outsized — and growing — influence on politics, and still fuming at the bailout of the banks in 2008 and what they see as coddling of the industry since then, about a thousand activists came together in and around Wall Street on Saturday to lay their grievances at the doorsteps of America’s […]

September 18, 2011